New Hotel Indigo Lifts Lasting Toast to Pioneering Crossroads Artist

By Kevin Collison Jim Leedy, the renowned artist who pioneered the Crossroads Arts District in 1985, knows what he wants when someone decides to name...

McCownGordon Purchases Downtown Building for New Headquarters, Investing $10.5 Million to Renovate

By Kevin Collison McCownGordon Construction has purchased a three-story building at 850 Main St. and plans to spend $10.5 million renovating it as its new...

The Art of Weightlifting Arriving in East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Jay Ashman is a Philly-born weightlifter with the heart of an artist and he's bringing that unique blend to a neighborhood he...

Plexpod Opening Second Downtown Co-Working Space in River Market

Plexpod is opening a co-working space at 512 Delaware in the River Market large enough to accommodate 80 people, bringing office use to a...

Swiss Re Bringing 400 Jobs to Downtown Kansas City, Relocating from Overland Park

By Kevin Collison Swiss Re, a global reinsurance firm based in Switzerland, is relocating its Overland Park office to downtown Kansas City, a move that...

McCownGordon Celebrates Start of Downtown Headquarters Project

By Kevin Collison McCownGordon Construction celebrated the start of a $10.5 million renovation project that will convert a three-story building at 850 Main St. into...

Techweek Caps Annual Downtown Event by Awarding $500,000 in Grants

By Kevin Collison A Techweek packed with speakers, panel discussions and even a mayoral forum culminated Friday in a ceremony that rivaled the Golden Globes...

Plexpod Acquires Think Big Coworking’s Downtown Office Space

By Kevin Collison Plexpod has acquired the Think Big Coworking operation at 1712 Main St., the latest development in the fast-growing downtown shared-office space...

The Roasterie Brews a 25th Anniversary Celebration

By Kevin Collison Getting together with The Roasterie founder Danny O'Neill to discuss the 25th anniversary of his business on Southwest Boulevard is, not surprisingly,...

Drury Checks Out on Proposed Downtown Hotel

By Kevin Collison Drury Hotels has scrapped its plan to build a 242-room downtown hotel, saying the incentive package recommended by SB Friedman, a city...